Tub for bathing

- Kohler France SAS
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In a preferred embodiment, the nature of this product is as a plumbing fixture in the form of a tub which is primarily useful for washing the body of humans.

FIG. 1 is a right, top, front perspective view of a tub for bathing embodying my new design;

FIG. 2 is a top plan view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a front elevational view thereof;

FIG. 4 is a right side elevational view thereof, the left side elevational view thereof being a mirror image of the right shown;

FIG. 5 is a rear elevational view thereof;

FIG. 6 is a bottom plan view thereof; and,

FIG. 7 is a cross-sectional view thereof taken along line 7—7 of FIG. 2.


The ornamental design for a tub for bathing, as shown and described.

Referenced Cited
U.S. Patent Documents
D482763 November 25, 2003 Thomas
D483840 December 16, 2003 Molinaro
Foreign Patent Documents
152550 October 2001 ES
Other references
  • 1988 Kohler catalog ad, p. 6-31, showing a “Tea-For-Two” bath whirlpool.
  • 2001 Kallista catalog ad, p. 1.32, showing a “Barbara Barry” bath.
  • 2001 Kallista catalog ad, p. 3.44, showing a “Terrazzo” kitchen sink.
  • Undated Altmans catalog ad showing a “Condesa” tub.
Patent History
Patent number: D519192
Type: Grant
Filed: Feb 3, 2004
Date of Patent: Apr 18, 2006
Assignee: Kohler France SAS (Paris)
Inventor: Francois Kergoet (Malakoff)
Primary Examiner: Robert A. Delehanty
Attorney: Quarles & Brady LLP
Application Number: 29/198,688
Current U.S. Class: Symmetrical (16) (D23/280.1)